Opteron-based EBX board packs powerful multimedia clout Product News 8/31/2005 Post a comment Take a look at this EBX form-factor board that packs dual-core AMD Opteron processors and 64-bit technology. Available with both single- and dual-core processors, this board packs a 16-lane PCI Express slot, a stackable HyperTransport connector, ExpressCard and CompactFlash sockets, SATA, Gigabit Ethernet, and lots more.
Thales set to roll out Rapid IO multi-processor system Product News 8/30/2005 Post a comment Military systems vendor Thales Computers is about to roll out its first serial Rapid IO system for embedded computing applications. Significantly, the company's PowerMP4-60 rack and cards will combine both PowerPC and Pentium-M processors. Here's a preview.
TimeSys goes online with roll-your-own LinuxLink developer network News & Analysis 8/29/2005 Post a comment Looking to capture the attention of the 45 percent of the embedded software market that have continued to stick with in-house RTOSes and Linux rather than commercial offerings, TimeSys Corp. has gone online with a Web-based subscription service for its 'roll-your-own' Linux customization service.
DataPower wins pilot deployment in DoD information grid News & Analysis 8/8/2005 Post a comment The Defense Information Systems Agency is making XML acceleration a key element in the Global Information Grid project, awarding DataPower Technology Inc. (Cambridge, Mass.), a contract for pilot deployment of the XS40 XML Security Gateway in the Net-Centric Enterprise Services Service-Security element within GIG.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.